SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer

This database provides coverage in areas including history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology. All newspaper, magazine, and reference book content is 100% full text, editorially-selected and indexed from over 2,200 reliable, high-quality global sources, including 400 full-text nonfiction books and around 300 full-text book chapters from publishers such as Britannica, World Book, Rosen Publishing Group, Enslow, and ReferencePoint Press.

Also find:

  • Controversial Issues: Over 80 issues including Alien Life and UFOs, ANimal Shelters, Coral Reefs, Coronavirus, Cryptozoology, Election 2020, Fake News, Girls and Women in Sports, Honeybee Population, Prisons, Racism, School Lunches, Service and Support Animals, Student-Athlete Compensation, and Transportation

  • Animal Facts: Over 325 animal fact pages including Asian Water Buffalo, Brown Recluse Spider, Elk, Funnel Web Spider, Howler Monkey, Piranha, Quetzal, Quokka, Spider Monkey, Yak.

  • Famous People: Over 200 famous people/biographies pages including Bill Clinton, Christa McAuliffe, Chuck Berry, Frida Kahlo, John Lewis, Kobe Bryant, Langston Hughes, Marion Anderson, Pele, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Greta Thunberg, Hank Aaron, Joe Biden, Joy Harjo, and Kamala Harris.

  • Country Facts: 200 Country Fact pages with sections including information on population, government type, government official, agriculture, language, and holidays.

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